News tagged with health savings
(HealthDay)—Cash-strapped Americans often skip doses of pricey prescription drugs or take less than was prescribed by their doctor, new research shows.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A major new report on joint commissioning in health and social care has found the perceived benefits of collaborative working, such as efficiency savings and improvements to services, often lagged behind the reality.
Other Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Savings on prescription drugs related to the Affordable Care Act have reached $5.1 billion, according to a Dec. 3 news release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spain's cash-strapped government is eliminating state subsidies for more than 450 medicines, ranging from cough remedies to the pain-killer codeine.
Medications Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For people with long term conditions, telehealth can reduce deaths and help patients avoid the need for emergency hospital care, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ruth H. Clark of Pompano Beach, Fla., is a 95-year-old aerobic wonder, working out seven days a week.
Health May 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study that tracked what Alzheimer's disease and related disorders (ADRD) costs Medicare during three distinct stages of patient care suggests that the government insurer could realize substantial savings ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Daylight saving time is a good reminder of something most of us already know but are unwilling to admit: We need more sleep.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Employees who participated in a health-improvement program had fewer medical costs than non-participants, according to a new report in the American Journal of Health Promotion. In addition, three year employ ...
Health Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new method for quickly identifying individual viruses and recognising how they bind to host cells may become a vital tool in the early control of winter vomiting disease and other virus-based diseases. In ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The historic RAND Health Insurance Experiment found that patients had little or no control over their health care spending once they began to receive a physician's care, but a new study shows that this has changed for those ...
Health Sep 29, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Recommendations to reduce federal health care spending in a socially and fiscally responsible manner today were made in a letter to the Congressional Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction from the American College of Physicia ...
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1